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Best-Of
Best Rising Photographers of January 2020
Best Rising Photographers of January 2020
Here is a selection of a few portfolios for the month of January 2020 from rising photographers we think you should take a look at. We hope you enjoy...
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Best Modern Photographers of January 2020
Best Modern Photographers of January 2020
New Year, new portfolios! We continue to discover incredible work from photographers that live and travel all around the world. Here is a selection of...
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Erik Hijweege : New Habitat
Erik Hijweege : New Habitat
Across the globe, more and more species are in peril. According to the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, over 19,000 species are facing extinction....
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Interview
Interview with Bill Owen
Interview with Bill Owen
Bill Owens took iconic photos of the Hells Angels beating concertgoers with pool cue sticks at the Rolling Stones' performance during the Altamont...
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Steven Forster:  4 Decades of New Orleans Iconography
Steven Forster: 4 Decades of New Orleans Iconography
The exhibition, open to the public, demonstrates his cultural connection with the city of New Orleans and the entertainment industry. Forster, a...
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Best-Of
Best Rising Photographers of December 2019
Best Rising Photographers of December 2019
Here is a selection of a few portfolios for the month of December from rising photographers we think you should take a look at. We hope you enjoy this...
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Tips
A brief history of nude photography (1839-1939)
A brief history of nude photography (1839-1939)
The naked body has, since ancient times, fascinated artists of all backgrounds. Sculptors, painters and illustrators competed to celebrate the body...
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Best Modern Photographers of December 2019
Best Modern Photographers of December 2019
This month of December we discovered new portfolios of amazing photographers from around the world. Here is a selection of some incredible images of...
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Interview
Exclusive interview with Vicky Martin
Exclusive interview with Vicky Martin
Vicky Martin is a fine art photographer based in the UK. She won the 1st place for the All About Photo Magazine #5 Colors with her work "Not in...
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Best-Of
17 Photographers to get inspiration from
17 Photographers to get inspiration from
As an aspiring photographer, knowing who and what some of the best photographers are up to, allow you to find ways to refine your craft. As an...
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Event
Sneak peak of some of the incredible Master Photographers coming to LACP in 2020
Sneak peak of some of the incredible Master Photographers coming to LACP in 2020
LACP is moving to a new facility on Washington Blvd. near the Culver city area. This will be a gorgeous, true center of photography designed entirely...
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Interview
Exclusive Interview with Steve Schapiro
Exclusive Interview with Steve Schapiro
An activist as well as documentarian, Steve Schapiro covered many stories related the Civil Rights movement as well as more than 200 films. Now...
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Best-Of
Best Modern Photographers of November 2019
Best Modern Photographers of November 2019
This month of November we discovered new portfolios of amazing photographers from around the world. Here is a selection of some incredible images of...
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Worldwide Known Women Photographers
Worldwide Known Women Photographers
Invented in the 19th century, photography did not come into its own as an elegant art form up until the 20th century. Photography would not be what it...
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Best-Of
Best Rising Photographers of October 2019
Best Rising Photographers of October 2019
Here is a selection of a few portfolios for the month of October from rising photographers we think you should take a look at. We hope you enjoy this...
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Interview
Exclusive Interview with Graeme Williams
Exclusive Interview with Graeme Williams
Graeme William's work on South Africa is acclaimed worldwide and has been published on the cover of Time magazine twice as well as published in The...
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Interview
Exclusive Interview with Trevor Cole
Exclusive Interview with Trevor Cole
Irish photographer Trevor Cole, travelled the world to capture its different cultures and landscapes. His beautiful images reflect a spatial and...
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Event
Back to Rome of 1969, John R. Pepper
Back to Rome of 1969, John R. Pepper
After recent exhibitions featuring emerging photographers, RAW Streetphoto Gallery is opening its new season on September 13th with a solo exhibition...
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Shane Balkowitsch makes portraits of 2019 Nobel Peace Prize nominee Greta Thunberg
Shane Balkowitsch makes portraits of 2019 Nobel Peace Prize nominee Greta Thunberg
On Tuesday, October 8, North Dakotan wet plate collodion artist Shane Balkowitsch had the chance to make several portraits of Swedish environmental...
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Best Modern Photographers of  October 2019
Best Modern Photographers of October 2019
This month of October we discovered new portfolios of amazing photographers from around the world. Here is a selection of some incredible images of...
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Saint Louis in Senegal by Thierry Clech
Saint Louis in Senegal by Thierry Clech
It's really strange to return to a city that I first knew at half of the age I am today. We are afraid to find it unchanged, intact, which, by...
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Event
Joe Vitone: Family Records
Joe Vitone: Family Records
Do not miss the beautiful exhibition "Joe Vitone: Family Records" at the Akron Art Museum until October 27, 2019. Family Records is an ongoing series...
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The Christians of Jerusalem by Ofir Barak
The Christians of Jerusalem by Ofir Barak
The christian religion had a flock of 2.19 billion believers at the year of 2010. 14 thousands of them (0.0005% of the world population) were living...
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Best Modern Photographers of  September 2019
Best Modern Photographers of September 2019
This month of September we discovered new portfolios of amazing photographers from around the world. Here is a selection of some incredible images of...
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Best-Of
Best Rising Photographers of September 2019
Best Rising Photographers of September 2019
Here is a selection of a few portfolios for the month of September from rising photographers we think you should take a look at. Thank you for...
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Event
Award Winning UK Photographer Jack Latham documents Iceland
Award Winning UK Photographer Jack Latham documents Iceland's most controversial unsolved double murder
British photographer Jack Latham and his Sugar Paper Theories photography project documents one of the most controversial murder cases in Iceland's...
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Alexandro Pelaez and the Magical in the Realism
Alexandro Pelaez and the Magical in the Realism
Bermondsey Project Space is delighted to announce its forthcoming exhibition, titled "Eclectic", curated by Mara Alves. It consists of a series of...
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Emily Garthwaite: A Universal Photojournalist
Emily Garthwaite: A Universal Photojournalist
Emily Garthwaite has achieved what most of us could only dream of. At age 26, she has gained global recognition for her innovative photojournalism,...
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Paula Riff: Blue is not the sky
Paula Riff: Blue is not the sky
I first met Paula Riff in 2015 at the Medium Festival of Photography in San Diego. Her mother had just died or maybe I'm making that up because my...
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Interview
Exclusive Interview with Lorenzo Formicola
Exclusive Interview with Lorenzo Formicola
Lorenzo Formicola is a talented Italian photographer based in Los Angeles, California. We asked him a few questions about his life and work. ...
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Event
Mexico Between Life and Death by Harvey Stein
Mexico Between Life and Death by Harvey Stein
Harvey Stein's fascination with Mexico began when he was a teenager. Compared to the ordinary surroundings of his youth in Pittsburgh, Mexico seemed a...
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Best-Of
Top 5 Inspiring Stories of Successful Photographers
Top 5 Inspiring Stories of Successful Photographers
Taking iconic photography goes beyond just using a camera to capture a moment. A professional photographer is in the business of using cameras to take...
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All American by Margo Davis
All American by Margo Davis
In 2002 I began photographing New Yorkers of mixed heritage. Since my own children and many members of my family are of mixed heritage I was drawn to...
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Interview
Exclusive Interview with Emmanuel Monzon
Exclusive Interview with Emmanuel Monzon
Emmanuel Monzon is a talented French photographer and visual artist based in Seattle, WA. We discovered his work through All About Photo Awards and...
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Will Burrard-Lucas: The last images of the Elephant Queen
Will Burrard-Lucas: The last images of the Elephant Queen
British wildlife photographer, Will Burrard-Lucas, in partnership with Tsavo Trust and Kenya Wildlife Service, has photographed a remarkable female...
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Rory Lewis: Recreating the
Rory Lewis: Recreating the 'Neophyte' by Gustave Doré
Gustave Doré (1832-1883), throughout my career has continued to inspire my work. I even wrote my dissertation on his illustrations of The Crusades....
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Interview
Exclusive Interview with Yukihito Masuura
Exclusive Interview with Yukihito Masuura
Westerners have become familiar with many Japanese aesthetic concepts such as wabi, sabi, and kawaii, but the concept of kehai as a driving force in...
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Interview
Exclusive Interview with Fran Antmann
Exclusive Interview with Fran Antmann
Fran Antmann is a documentary photographer, writer, and professor. Her photographic work has focused on the lives and culture of the indigenous people...
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Interview
Exclusive Interview with Robi Chakraborty
Exclusive Interview with Robi Chakraborty
Robi Chakraborty's work was noticed by All About Photo on several occasions for his colorful images of India. We asked him a few questions about his...
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Interview
Exclusive Interview with Neil Kremer and Cory Johnson
Exclusive Interview with Neil Kremer and Cory Johnson
Character-based portraits and narrative-driven scenes are Kremer/Johnson's trademark. They won AAP Magazine#2 Faces and more recently the Lensculture...
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Famous Featured Modern Photographers
Famous Featured Modern Photographers
There are so many incredible photographers...Choosing just a few for this article was a difficult task but here is a list of 10 modern photographers...
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Interview
Exclusive interview with Aline Smithson
Exclusive interview with Aline Smithson
Aline Smithson is a finalist for the prestigious Taylor Wessing Prize and her work was exhibited at the National Portrait Gallery in London last...
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Interview
Exclusive Interview with Dorrie McVeigh
Exclusive Interview with Dorrie McVeigh
Dorrie McVeigh is a very talented Portrait, Fashion and Fine Art Photographer that we discovered when she submitted her work to AAP Magazine #5...
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Interview
Exclusive Interview with Valerio Nicolosi
Exclusive Interview with Valerio Nicolosi
Valerio Nicolosi is a filmmaker and photojournalist based and born in Rome. He won First Prize for AAP Magazine Travels. We asked him a few questions...
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Event
Faces of Addiction Opens Viewers
Faces of Addiction Opens Viewers' Hearts
Faces of Addiction is a photography-based art project which presents addicted people as real individuals - just like you or me. Only then does...
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Interview
Exclusive Interview with JP Terlizzi
Exclusive Interview with JP Terlizzi
JP Terlizzi is a visual storyteller who uses photography to explore themes of memory, relationships and identity. His series Raven's Point won First...
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Yusuf Sevinçli: Oculus
Yusuf Sevinçli: Oculus
Oculus is the second solo exhibition by Yusuf Sevinçli at the Galerie des Filles du Calvaire. Five years separate it from Post, the solo show...
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Interview
Exclusive Interview with Cig Harvey
Exclusive Interview with Cig Harvey
We asked the very talented British Photographer Cig Harvey a few questions about winning the 2018 Prix Virginia for her series "You an Orchestra You a...
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Interview
Exclusive Interview with David duChemin
Exclusive Interview with David duChemin
David duChemin is a world & humanitarian assignment photographer, best-selling author, and international workshop leader whose adventurous life fuels...
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Event
Pernod Ricard gives Carte Blanche to Kourtney Roy
Pernod Ricard gives Carte Blanche to Kourtney Roy
Since 2010, Pernod Ricard has chosen contemporary photography for its annual artistic campaign. This year, the work of Canadian Kourtney Roy...
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Testimonial: Norma I. Quintana
Testimonial: Norma I. Quintana
On the night of October 8th, 2017, at 11:00pm, I received a call from a friend who told us that she could see a wildfire spreading on the hills behind...
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Interview
Exclusive Interview with Maureen Ruddy Burkhart
Exclusive Interview with Maureen Ruddy Burkhart
My life's work is clearly influenced by my global upbringing. Our family moved back and forth between the U.S. and places like France, Iran, the UK...
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Depicting the Invisible by Susan J. Barron
Depicting the Invisible by Susan J. Barron
Thirteen military veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have shared their stories with New York-based artist Susan J. Barron....
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Interview
Exclusive Interview with Gary Arndt
Exclusive Interview with Gary Arndt
Gary Arndt has been traveling around the world for the past eleven years. We asked him a few questions about his trips and his successful travel blog...
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Event
Splendor and Misery: Photographs by Joel-Peter Witkin
Splendor and Misery: Photographs by Joel-Peter Witkin
CENTER is pleased to announce the solo exhibition Splendor and Misery: Photographs by Joel-Peter Witkin, opening October 5, 2018 at El Museo Cultural...
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Fábio Miguel Roque: Silence and Desassossego
Fábio Miguel Roque: Silence and Desassossego
My path in photography began some time ago, and went through the most varied challenges, from the search of my own (photographic) identity to the...
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Interview
Exclusive Interview with Iolo Adams
Exclusive Interview with Iolo Adams
I've always been interested in a lot of genres of creativity, but when I became more exposed to the world of photography through album covers, fashion...
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Interview
Exclusive Interview with Brad Patocka
Exclusive Interview with Brad Patocka
Whenever asked what prompted my interest into this world of photography, I like to tell people I'm a sucker for aesthetics, and that is the basis of...
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Interview
Exclusive Interview with Denis Dailleux
Exclusive Interview with Denis Dailleux
It was while returning from my village, where during the summer I had photographed its inhabitants and among them my great-aunt Juliette, that I met...
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Art Shay: The Fountain of Evocation!
Art Shay: The Fountain of Evocation!
At a time when many a photographer's reliance on equipment and software is incessant and endemic, Art Shay maintained his curmudgeonly simplicity, as...
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Interview
Exclusive Interview with Tariq Zaidi Winner of All About Photo Awards 2018
Exclusive Interview with Tariq Zaidi Winner of All About Photo Awards 2018
I am extremely humbled and very honored to have been awarded All About Photo's 2018 Photographer of the Year. Thank you, AAP and the Jury panel for...
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Famous Photographers born in February
Famous Photographers born in February
If you are wondering which famous photographers where born the same month as you, that is in February, check out this list of major players in the...
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Amazing Photographers who left us in 2017
Amazing Photographers who left us in 2017
Each year All About Photo commemorates the amazing photographers we lost in 2017, celebrating their lives and paying tribute to their contribution to...
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The Playground Series: Francisco Diaz & Deb Young
The Playground Series: Francisco Diaz & Deb Young
The International Collaboration Project founded by Francisco Diaz (USA) and Deb Young (New Zealand) bring global artists together in a virtual...
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Guillaume Robin: Along the Mekong
Guillaume Robin: Along the Mekong
I receive a lot of portfolios throughout the year at All About Photo. Most of the time, I put them aside, overwhelmed by the quantity of things to do,...
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Evan Bedford: Cuba
Evan Bedford: Cuba
It's my favorite time of year...no, not the holidays, but Critical Mass. And no, that's not a massive bike ride where some of the people are riding...
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Shannon Johnstone: Stardust and Ashes
Shannon Johnstone: Stardust and Ashes
I first saw Shannon Johnstone's photographs when I was jurying PhotoLucida's Critical Mass back in 2010. RayKo Photo Center happened to be hosting...
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JP Terlizzi: Los Angeles Center for Photography
JP Terlizzi: Los Angeles Center for Photography
When I was jurying The Creative Portrait show for the Los Angeles Center for Photography a few weeks ago, I saw the picture of a woman's black and...
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Kent Krugh: Speciation
Kent Krugh: Speciation
I reviewed Krugh's latest portfolio at PhotoLucida this year and here were objects and images that piqued my curiosity. Here were all my favorite...
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Aaron Hardin: The 13th Spring
Aaron Hardin: The 13th Spring
In the spring of my junior year of college, I took a course called, "Southern Contemporary Fiction." Haunting works by William Faulkner, Eudora Welty,...
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Norm Diamond What Is Left Behind: Stories From Estate Sales
Norm Diamond What Is Left Behind: Stories From Estate Sales
I first met Norm Diamond at the PhotoLucida portfolio reviews in Portland, Oregon, in 2015. He had a number of prints of beautiful still lifes and...
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Argus Paul Estabrook: Losing Face
Argus Paul Estabrook: Losing Face
While jurying PhotoLucida's Critical Mass, I found some images that had the energy of Ernst Haas' photographs of motion, but these weren't color and...
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Interview
Exclusive Interview with Sabine Weiss
Exclusive Interview with Sabine Weiss
We are truly honored to have Sabine Weiss as one of our jurors for this year's edition of All About Photo Awards 2017! We asked her a few questions...
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Takayuki Narita: Rose Garden
Takayuki Narita: Rose Garden
Takayuki Narita's project, "Rose Garden," at first reminded me of Martin Parr's "Last Resort" for a moment in the way he used the flash in the sun,...
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Nicolò Sertorio: (DIS)CONNECTED
Nicolò Sertorio: (DIS)CONNECTED
Nicolò Sertorio in his portfolio 'DisConnected' explores different aspects of landscapes in a counterpoint of bridging the gap between opposites...
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Dotan Saguy: Venice Beach Culture
Dotan Saguy: Venice Beach Culture
When I lived in Maine and I would travel the 3,000+ miles to Los Angeles, I would often head straight to Venice Beach from the airport. It seemed like...
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Jamie Johnson: Irish Travellers
Jamie Johnson: Irish Travellers
I don't usually find myself drawn to pictures of children. Actually, it's become a bit of tendency when I'm jurying or critiquing and I see those...
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Julie Renée Jones: Umbra
Julie Renée Jones: Umbra
Sometimes I forget, when I'm looking through thousands of images, why I love photography and what attracted me to it in the first place. The light....
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Maureen Drennan Meet Me in the Green Glen, Island Kingdom and the sea that surrounds us
Maureen Drennan Meet Me in the Green Glen, Island Kingdom and the sea that surrounds us
I first met Maureen Drennan at Review Santa Fe in 2010. She had a secret project about a pot farm back when marijuana was illegal in California and...
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Simon Martin: Cadets
Simon Martin: Cadets
While looking through the nearly 800 portfolio submissions for Aint-Bad Magazine's curator's issue, I discovered British photographer Simon Martin's...
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Tribute to Robert Delpire (1926-2017)
Tribute to Robert Delpire (1926-2017)
Robert Delpire, the incredible French publisher, curator and editor, died on September 26 in Paris. He was 91. During his extraordinary career,...
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Jeff Rich Watershed: The Tennessee River
Jeff Rich Watershed: The Tennessee River
My work on this project began on On December 22nd 2008, the failure of a containment pond dyke spilled 5.4 million cubic yards of coal ash belonging...
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Bill Finger: Transit of Venus
Bill Finger: Transit of Venus
Using the Voyager Space Probes as a metaphor, Transit of Venus is an exploration of the human desire to search beyond one's self. While embracing the...
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Laena Wilder: Zanzibar Memoir
Laena Wilder: Zanzibar Memoir
My first trip to Zanzibar was in 1993, I had just spent three months traveling overland through Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania and only intended to stay...
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Jenny Sampson Book: Skaters - Tintype Portraits of West Coast Skateboarders
Jenny Sampson Book: Skaters - Tintype Portraits of West Coast Skateboarders
Skateboarding culture is exceptionally well-documented, and yet, the catalog of images is almost completely without portraiture... until now. In...
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Jake Mein: Six for Gold
Jake Mein: Six for Gold
In 1998, I found myself in New Zealand, a world away from coastal Maine where I had been living. Glaciers extending to the road, fjords and mountains...
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Michal Greenboim: Orchard Trail
Michal Greenboim: Orchard Trail
In April, I was reviewing portfolios at PhotoLucida in Portland, Oregon, and there at my table was an unassuming young woman who I initially thought...
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Priya Kambli: Buttons for Eyes
Priya Kambli: Buttons for Eyes
My artwork is intrinsically tied to my own family's photographic legacy. At age 18, I moved from India to the United States, a couple of years after...
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C.J. Pressma: Evidence
C.J. Pressma: Evidence
In 1972 I was watching the Fellini film, Roma, and was captivated by splashes of light involving sparks from a street car at night. That scene with...
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Michelle Rogers Pritzl: Not Waving But Drowning
Michelle Rogers Pritzl: Not Waving But Drowning
Not Waving But Drowning is a look inside an Evangelical marriage. These images show the truth of a life lived in the confines of oppressive gender...
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David Pace: Sur La Route
David Pace: Sur La Route
Sur La Route (French for "On The Road") is a series of portraits taken outside the house where I live along the narrow dirt path that stretches from...
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Ben Huff: Atomic Island, Adak
Ben Huff: Atomic Island, Adak
I first met Ben Huff in 2011 in China of all places. There was an international photography festival there, through the lush valleys and surreal...
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Diane Pierce "The Accidental Photograph" and "Thinking About Drawing"
Diane Pierce "The Accidental Photograph" and "Thinking About Drawing"
The quick capture of an image and the passage of time over its manipulation is combined in my series "The Accidental Photograph." With the...
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Alnis Stakle: Ilgas
Alnis Stakle: Ilgas
One of my favorite things about jurying an international competition is discovering photographers that I would never encountered otherwise. I've...
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Jess T. Dugan: Every Breath We Drew
Jess T. Dugan: Every Breath We Drew
Every Breath We Drew explores the power of identity, desire, and connection through portraits of myself and others. Working within the framework of...
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Anna Beeke: At Sea
Anna Beeke: At Sea
The once romantic notion of travelling the ocean to distant and exotic lands has become an accessible and affordable way to vacation thanks to cruise...
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Evie Aarons: Homelife
Evie Aarons: Homelife
Being housebound means enduring an ongoing shift between reality and the surreal. The safety of objects; plants, books, television, the internet, wrap...
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Kathryn Allen Hurni: House of Surprises/Twinsburg
Kathryn Allen Hurni: House of Surprises/Twinsburg
Throughout every stage of photography exists the act of encountering. As a photographer I'm confronted by my vision, or particular desire to...
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Daniel George: Nobody Wanted
Daniel George: Nobody Wanted
In the American West, vast areas of remote, arid terrain were disregarded by early settlers and described as "the lands nobody wanted." In the Upper...
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Cody Cobb: West
Cody Cobb: West
These photographs were made while roaming the American West in search of true solitude. It's a search that's becoming more of a challenge as...
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Jacqueline Walters "Poetics of the Landscape" and "Here and Elsewhere"
Jacqueline Walters "Poetics of the Landscape" and "Here and Elsewhere"
It might be close to a decade ago that Jacqueline Walters walked into RayKo Photo Center. At the time, she had a small box of prints tucked under her...
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Rebecca Drolen: Hair Pieces and Transplants
Rebecca Drolen: Hair Pieces and Transplants
Hair Pieces explores the fickle relationship most have with their body hair. We consider some hair very desirable and grow and groom it with care,...
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Laura Parker: Artist talk and exhibition closing
Laura Parker: Artist talk and exhibition closing
I first saw Laura Parker's work at Review LA. This was a portfolio review run by the great folks at Center who also organize Review Santa Fe. Review...
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Cromwell Schubarth
Cromwell Schubarth
Cromwell Schubarth was one of the first photographers to submit Polaroid images to the show. I had noted each time I saw him that he was wearing a...
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Pamela Gentile: Portrait of a Film Festival
Pamela Gentile: Portrait of a Film Festival
Photographer Pamela Gentile first began photographing at local San Francisco music venues, including the Warfield and the Fillmore, and on tour with...
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Bill Vaccaro: "Jesus Is On The Mainline" & "The Magic Hedge"
Bill Vaccaro: "Jesus Is On The Mainline" & "The Magic Hedge"
As I grew older and began to question my religious teachings, I became more and more fascinated by the idea of Jesus and Christianity as a...
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Annette LeMay Burke: Fauxliage
Annette LeMay Burke: Fauxliage
Fauxliage documents the prolific disguised cell towers in the American West. I was initially drawn to their peculiar appearance; I then found it...
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Elisabeth Ajtay
Elisabeth Ajtay
The moon drawings are a byproduct of my process of working on the moon alphabet. The latter I started while waiting for my visa. Originally, I was so...
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Michael Weitzman: Morph
Michael Weitzman: Morph
The toy camera is a simple recording device with an emphasis on fun and imperfection. It allows me to be deeply absorbed in a far away place and time...
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Stephen Albair: Hidden Gardens - Secret Views
Stephen Albair: Hidden Gardens - Secret Views
Stephen's painstakingly created dioramas take me into his world, just far enough, and then I am left to discover what has happened. Each artist has a...
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Peter Wiklund: Mankind and everything after
Peter Wiklund: Mankind and everything after
Peter Wiklund from Sweden started with photography in the mid 80's and has ever since experimented with a lot of techniques and cameras. Nowadays, he...
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Akira Seo: Flowers and Phototaxis
Akira Seo: Flowers and Phototaxis
Akira Seo was born in Tokyo, Japan. After working as a director for a satellite broadcasting station for 4 years in Japan, he moved to the U.S.A. in...
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Daniel Grant: Remembered Landscapes And My Affair with Diana
Daniel Grant: Remembered Landscapes And My Affair with Diana
The soft focus and timeless quality is the perfect tool to reclaim his past and also to document the passing landscape as he traveled to and from his...
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Becoming Photographs by Rania Matar
Becoming Photographs by Rania Matar
Becoming is a continuum of Rania Matar's work from the past several years, and it's a feast to view her multiple projects together. Through this...
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Alex Ramos: Railroads
Alex Ramos: Railroads
As a child growing up in Berkeley, California, I was fascinated by the late night passage of the once daily Amtrak Coast Starlight race through town...
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Beverly Conley -  Life in the Ozarks: An Arkansas Portrait
Beverly Conley - Life in the Ozarks: An Arkansas Portrait
There's this picture of a woman enveloped in steam, standing in a yard where just visible in the mist are big white chickens and a distant paddock and...
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10 amazing photographers who left us in 2016
10 amazing photographers who left us in 2016
Each year All About Photo commemorates the amazing photographers we lost in 2016, celebrating their lives and paying tribute to their contribution to...
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Johnna Arnold: Everywhere All Around
Johnna Arnold: Everywhere All Around
My favorite image to this day is one of a pair of intertwined greasy onions rings that look like the cosmos. Transformed. That's what these items are....
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Ashley Valmere Fischer: "Dark Sun" and "Petri Dish"
Ashley Valmere Fischer: "Dark Sun" and "Petri Dish"
Growing up in various different locations and cultures, Ashley learned to use the camera as a way to explore undiscovered places or to build her own....
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Jared Ragland
Jared Ragland
These gritty black and white photographs of methamphetamine users in rural Alabama stopped us. There is a grace to these images, like the boy in the...
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In Memoriam: Steve Harper
In Memoriam: Steve Harper
Legendary night photographer and Educator, Steve Harper passed away this summer in Colorado, at age 85. Steve was a pioneer in the study of Night...
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Vanessa Marsh: Falling
Vanessa Marsh: Falling
Tonight I stood under a shower of hundreds of thousands of red paper hearts that flew up into the sky like an unpredictable swarm of birds and then...
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Marcus Haydock: Insurrection
Marcus Haydock: Insurrection
Sometimes there are pictures that stay in your mind's eye. Long after you've experienced them. There is one by Marcus Haydock, an image of a girl...
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David J. Carol: No Plan B, Photographs from 1993-2016
David J. Carol: No Plan B, Photographs from 1993-2016
There's something about that image of the schooner, fully rigged, sailing across the sea behind a shingled house. I've looked at this picture a...
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Takeshi Moro: Wannsee in Berliner Blau
Takeshi Moro: Wannsee in Berliner Blau
Yesterday I met with Takeshi Moro. It was a different day and it wasn't just the rain in the midst of the drought in California. I've looked at...
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Misha Petrov: Rocket Man
Misha Petrov: Rocket Man
Maybe it's this: the silver chill of the cold, bleak winters of my childhood that lasted for months and months on end. Maybe that's what made me stop...
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Lissa Rivera: Beautiful Boy
Lissa Rivera: Beautiful Boy
Beautiful Boy is an ongoing project that began as a confession between two friends. On the subway one evening, my friend shared that he had worn...
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Jonas Kulikauskas: Yosemite People
Jonas Kulikauskas: Yosemite People
I was inspired to explore this "city" and bring my street photography to the wilderness. I shot 150 rolls of black and white film during nineteen...
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Tariq Zaidi: Cattle of Kings - The Mundari of South Sudan
Tariq Zaidi: Cattle of Kings - The Mundari of South Sudan
Tariq Zaidi has spent the last 10 years photographing tribal and indigenous people in over 30 countries in Africa. He has just returned from South...
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Ernie Button: Vanishing Spirits, The Dried Remains of Single Malt Scotch
Ernie Button: Vanishing Spirits, The Dried Remains of Single Malt Scotch
I'm in China right now, roaming the streets of the ancient walled city of Pingyao while attending the Pingyao International Photo Festival (the oldest...
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Michael Joseph: Lost and Found
Michael Joseph: Lost and Found
Earlier this year, I met Michael Joseph at Fotofest in Houston, Texas. He had big, haunting portraits of young people who were wandering the country,...
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Justyna Mielnikiewicz: A Ukraine runs through it
Justyna Mielnikiewicz: A Ukraine runs through it
My story explores modern Ukraine in turmoil with the Dnieper river as a metaphor of present split in the country. It documents how the mixed ethnic...
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Atsuko Morita: Project 365
Atsuko Morita: Project 365
Photography is the closest thing we have to a time machine. Film imprints moments from a past time. Our memories are created from imprints of these...
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Polly Gaillard: December and Everything After
Polly Gaillard: December and Everything After
December and Everything After is a project about my aging parents, and more recently, about the steady decline in my mother's health since she was...
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Nicole Jean Hill: Unarmed
Nicole Jean Hill: Unarmed
Unarmed features a community of amateur fighters in northern California. The photographs give reverence to the primal humanness of this pursuit. These...
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Hilary Duffy: La Isla
Hilary Duffy: La Isla
Now we've all seen pictures from Cuba. Maybe some of us have seen so many that we're desensitized to images from that country. When we see an old car...
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Lauren Welles: Coney Island
Lauren Welles: Coney Island
This quote is a perfect description of what we see in Lauren Welles' photographs of Coney Island. She recently entered a show called "With Our Own...
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Horia Manolache: "Chairs" and "The Prince and The Pauper"
Horia Manolache: "Chairs" and "The Prince and The Pauper"
The portrait was awful but an idea was born after seeing a white chair with a broken arm. What if this chair would be a woman? What age would she be?...
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Bruce Morton: Forgottonia
Bruce Morton: Forgottonia
We were both staring at this slice of mankind and thinking, well here is America and all we are and all we are not. This scene with this anonymous...
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No Child Left Behind: Victoria Mara Heilweil
No Child Left Behind: Victoria Mara Heilweil
My first hand experience of being excessively micro managed when I was an instructor at a certain college, and shock at how little funds my daughter's...
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Jason Reblando, Home and Away: In the Wake of the Filipino Diaspora
Jason Reblando, Home and Away: In the Wake of the Filipino Diaspora
As a child of Filipino immigrants, I have had a long-abiding and deeply held interest in what makes people move from one place to another. Last year,...
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Emma Powell: "In Search of Sleep and Svala
Emma Powell: "In Search of Sleep and Svala's Saga"
I first encountered Emma Powell's work when Todd Hido had selected an image from her series, "In Search of Sleep" for an exhibition he juried for...
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Ben Altman: Site/Sight and Memory Mechanism
Ben Altman: Site/Sight and Memory Mechanism
Raising a device between oneself and a site of atrocity can be seen as distancing and reductive. However, an impulse to manage and diffuse what these...
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Interview
Exclusive Interview with Nick Brandt
Exclusive Interview with Nick Brandt
Ann Jastrab discovered the exhibition "Inherit the Dust" at Fotografiska in Stockholm, Sweden (ending September 11, 2016). Moved by what she saw, she...
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Saul Robbins: Where
Saul Robbins: Where's My Happy Ending?
The series is called, "Where's My Happy Ending?" and intends to be as subjective as it is provocative, navigating and interpreting the world of...
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Charles Mintz: Lustron Homes and Hardware Stores
Charles Mintz: Lustron Homes and Hardware Stores
Lustron homes are among the most successful examples of the Modernist ideal of using industrial techniques to create affordable housing. When I was...
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Mimi Youn: Polaroids and Beyond
Mimi Youn: Polaroids and Beyond
I had been sick for a few months upon moving home to South Korea, having lived abroad for 5 years. After a long and slow recovery, I found that I lost...
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Dave Jordano Detroit: Unbroken Down
Dave Jordano Detroit: Unbroken Down
Dave Jordano returned to his hometown of Detroit to document the people who still live in what has become one of the country's most economically...
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Sandrine Hermand-Grisel: Nocturnes
Sandrine Hermand-Grisel: Nocturnes
Back in 2009, I had the opportunity to exhibit a wonderful series of photographs by Sandrine Hermand-Grisel. At that time, she had recently moved to...
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Tara Bogart: "a modern hair study"
Tara Bogart: "a modern hair study"
In 2011, Tara Bogart visited the photo archives of the National Library of France. While everything was inspirational, one photograph haunted her for...
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Event
Charlotta María Hauksdóttir:
Charlotta María Hauksdóttir: ''Outlook'' at the Reykjavík Museum of Photography
"Outlook" is a series of photographs shot in Iceland in the fall of 2015 and early winter of 2016. Outside the bedroom window was a lush backyard that...
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Interview
Exclusive Interview with Lauren Marsolier
Exclusive Interview with Lauren Marsolier
My intent in using an almost solid looking sky is not to make it a signature, but to infuse a slight sense of enclosure and artificiality, similar to...
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Photographer Spotlight: Emma Jaubert Howell
Photographer Spotlight: Emma Jaubert Howell
Emma Jaubert Howell wasn't content just making traditional prints. She wanted to capture the landscape in a totally new and innovative way. Forget...
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Kris Sanford: Through the Lens of Desire
Kris Sanford: Through the Lens of Desire
Last year, Pier 24 had a massive exhibition of found photography called "Secondhand." Certain rooms were so brilliantly curated that I had to return...
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Norma Quintana: "Circus: A Traveling Life"
Norma Quintana: "Circus: A Traveling Life"
When I decided to pursue creating a monograph I spoke with several other photographers and found myself even more confused than I expected. I looked...
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Mimi Plumb: What Is Remembered
Mimi Plumb: What Is Remembered
In her later teens and early 20s, Mimi Plumb went back to where she was from, suburbia. She photographed the landscape of her childhood: the...
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Jonah Calinawan: A Million Suns
Jonah Calinawan: A Million Suns
A Million Suns is a story of one man's search for his future. His high-pressure existence comes crashing down one day when he encounters a fissure in...
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Shelley Calton: Concealed, She
Shelley Calton: Concealed, She's Got a Gun
The women in this collection of portraits have chosen to own handguns for protection. The majority of them have been through training to obtain...
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Yukari Chikura: Zaido
Yukari Chikura: Zaido
There's something about the surprise of a portfolio review that never grows old. As a reviewer, I sit behind a table covered in a white tablecloth,...
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Event
Inaugural Exhibition of "In Search of Great Men" by McNair Evans
Inaugural Exhibition of "In Search of Great Men" by McNair Evans
This winter my son and I missed a connecting flight and were told that due to the holidays, there wouldn't be another flight available into my small,...
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Cig Harvey
Cig Harvey
I first met Cig Harvey when I had rolled back into Rockport, Maine, in 2000 after years abroad. She had the private darkroom next to mine at the Maine...
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Mark Citret:
Mark Citret: ''Parallel Landscapes''
Without pride or embarrassment, I can say that I find the rebar and concrete of a construction site every bit as beautiful as fir trees delicately...
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10 amazing photographers who left us in 2015
10 amazing photographers who left us in 2015
In memoriam of incredible photographers who left us in 2015. We will always remember their work and the man/woman behind the camera. You might not...
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Event
Lewis Watts "New Orleans Suite"
Lewis Watts "New Orleans Suite"
Lewis Watts, a photographer based in Richmond, California, has been photographing in New Orleans since 1994. He was initially drawn to its history and...
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Bryan David Griffith:
Bryan David Griffith: ''The Last Bookstores'' and ''Fires of Change''
I'm very influenced by a whole bunch of dead people, and people who spoke languages I don't share, by the magic of the book. This is the only thing...
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Tarrah Krajnak
Tarrah Krajnak
Dark Messengers is titled after a 1919 collection by the great Peruvian modernist poet César Vallejo. In Los Heraldos Negros, Vallejo's poetic...
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Mary Riggs Ramain: Not Myself
Mary Riggs Ramain: Not Myself
I first encountered Mary Ramain's work when I was working on an exhibition that Jan Potts, of Corden Potts Gallery, and Beth Keintzle were putting...
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Minjin Kang: Not Part of Sale
Minjin Kang: Not Part of Sale
I met Minjin Kang at the Filter Photo Festival in Chicago in 2014, where I had the chance to review her work "Ham Radio." This moving series showcases...
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Photographer Spotlight: Christopher Churchill
Photographer Spotlight: Christopher Churchill
What is Chris Churchill's background, how does he manage commercial and fine art work or what are his projects, check out the interview of the very...
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Dennis Hodges A Sense of His Soul
Dennis Hodges A Sense of His Soul
I started a competition almost ten years ago that featured work from toy cameras (plastic cameras with plastic lenses like the Diana or the Holga) and...
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Aline Smithson: "Self & Others"
Aline Smithson: "Self & Others"
"Self & Others: Portrait as Autobiography" (Magenta Foundation) is an almost 20 year culmination of portrait photographs by the award-winning...
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Ethan Rafal: Shock and Awe
Ethan Rafal: Shock and Awe
In case you thought you missed Ethan Rafal's epic book tour that took him across the country multiple times in 2015, you're in luck. It seems that the...
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Leah Sobsey
Leah Sobsey
Leah started on a long journey that took her around the country, beginning at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, where she was granted...
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Carl Corey: Americaville
Carl Corey: Americaville
I was in the Benson Hotel in Portland, Oregon, during the biennial PhotoLucida portfolio review (which, luckily for photographers everywhere,...
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Yael Ben-Zion: "Intermarried"
Yael Ben-Zion: "Intermarried"
Yael Ben-Zion 's work stems from a very personal place, although the issues she engages with often have political or social implications. The images...
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Rubi Lebovitch: "Home Sweet Home"
Rubi Lebovitch: "Home Sweet Home"
Rubi Lebovitch brought his series, "Home Sweet Home" to PhotoLucida in Portland in 2013. There he met with resounding success, scoring a number of...
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Marna Clarke "Time As We Know It"
Marna Clarke "Time As We Know It"
Clarke began this project, "Time As We Know It," five years ago. At first she thought she was simply chronicling the process of getting old. She...
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Erika Gentry: Allez
Erika Gentry: Allez
Every year, Gentry takes a group of photographers to Arles and beyond. This year is no different. Erika Gentry invites seven photography lovers to...
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Event
Trent Davis Bailey "The North Fork" and the Anderson Ranch Artist Residency
Trent Davis Bailey "The North Fork" and the Anderson Ranch Artist Residency
When discussing The North Fork project, Bailey describes the world that appears in his photographs as a place in his imagination and a valley in his...
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Christine Collins "Reclaiming the Landscape"
Christine Collins "Reclaiming the Landscape"
As an artist, Collins carefully considers how local farms and community agriculture has enjoyed an elevated status in contemporary life. In this...
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Justyna Badach: Book signing and the 100th anniversary of the Print Center in Philadelphia
Justyna Badach: Book signing and the 100th anniversary of the Print Center in Philadelphia
I first saw Justyna Badach's bachelor portraits in the Critical Mass competition a few years ago. For those of you that don't know about this...
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Paccarik Orue: "El Muqui"
Paccarik Orue: "El Muqui"
Paccarik Orue was an artist-in-residence at RayKo Photo Center in the spring of 2015 where he focused on his long term project, "El Muqui." Orue is...
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Publication
Eli Reed: "The Documentary Perspective"
Eli Reed: "The Documentary Perspective"
Eli Reed's new monograph, "A Long Walk Home," is a retrospective of his life's work. Reed will be signing copies of this impressive book that consists...
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Matt O
Matt O'Brien No Dar Papaya
O'Brien's work is an alternative vision of Colombia-- alternative to the images of war, violence, and misery that dominate stories from the country in...
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Contest
Matthew Finn: Recipient of the Jerwood/Photoworks Award in 2015
Matthew Finn: Recipient of the Jerwood/Photoworks Award in 2015
At Fotofest in Houston last year, I had the pleasure of seeing Matthew Finn's project, Mother. I felt like I was being let in on a secret. Honored, I...
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Interview
Exclusive Interview with Stefano Galli
Exclusive Interview with Stefano Galli
Often my projects comes out from unplanned photographs or random photos that I take daily ... For example "Cars" started from a shot I took of a huge...
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Liu Bolin produces special artwork to support United Nations Global Goals Campaign
Liu Bolin produces special artwork to support United Nations Global Goals Campaign
Chinese artist Liu Bolin has painted himself to show his support of the United Nations Global Goals campaign - the sequel to the Millennium...
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Best-Of
10 Dutch Photographers you should know
10 Dutch Photographers you should know
Dutch photography is no doubt influenced by Dutch painters, especially those who marked a turning point in the history of Art. For example, the...
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Tips
Photographers and Their Cameras: Part 1
Photographers and Their Cameras: Part 1
We know it's not the camera that makes the photographer, it's the photographer that makes the camera. It got me thinking about all the famous...
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Tips
Photographers and Their Cameras: Part 2
Photographers and Their Cameras: Part 2
This is the second installment of the "Top 25 Famous Photographers and Their Cameras." The photographers here represent a variety of different...
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Photographers and Their Cameras: Part 3
Photographers and Their Cameras: Part 3
We have reached the conclusion of the final 5 photographers on this list. The photographers were chosen because of their impressive bodies of work,...
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10 amazing photographers who left us in 2014
10 amazing photographers who left us in 2014
In memoriam of incredible photographers who left us in 2014. We will always remember their work and the man/woman behind the camera. You might not...
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Biography: Sabine Weiss
Biography: Sabine Weiss
The incredible biography of Sabine Weiss in addition to her portfolio can be discovered here. We are very honored to count her as one of the jurors of...
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10 Amazing photographers who left us in 2013
10 Amazing photographers who left us in 2013
In memoriam of incredible photographers who left us in 2013. We will always remember their work and the man/woman behind the camera. You might not...
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The itinerary of a hijacked photograph
The itinerary of a hijacked photograph
Under the process of globalization, this photograph was not only changed but was also given a different author, establishing an emblematic case for...
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Exclusive Interview with Lee Jeffries
Exclusive Interview with Lee Jeffries
British photographer Lee Jeffries started photographing homeless people in the streets after meeting with a young homeless girl in the streets of...
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Interview
Exclusive Interview with Brooke Shaden
Exclusive Interview with Brooke Shaden
Brooke Shaden explores the darkness and light in people, and her work looks at that juxtaposition. As a self-portrait artist, she photographs herself...
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10 Masters of photography who left us in 2012
10 Masters of photography who left us in 2012
Each year All About Photo commemorates the amazing photographers we lost in 2012, celebrating their lives and paying tribute to their contribution to...
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Exclusive Interview with Gustavo Lacerda
Exclusive Interview with Gustavo Lacerda
Gustavo Lacerda is a brazilian artist, living in Sao Paulo. We asked him a few questions about his work and his incredible story about Albinos. The...
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